Are you ready to join the Ozempic lawsuit? Recent FDA findings show Ozempic may significantly increase the risk of abdominal health issues. If harmed by Ozempic, you could be eligible for compensation.

Ozempic, a common drug for type-2 diabetes and weight loss, is under scrutiny. Manufacturer Novo Nordisk allegedly didn’t properly warn of abdominal complications such as gallbladder disease and intestinal blockage.

Our attorneys at Rueb Stoller Daniel are ready to help you seek justice and financial relief.

Contact us today at 1-866-CALL-RSD to see if you qualify for compensation.

Ozempic Updates

SEPT. 28, 2023 UPDATE- The FDA has revised the label for the diabetes medication Ozempic to include possible intestinal blockage in side effects. Ozempic, along with its related weight loss drug Wegovy, has grown in popularity. The labels for Wegovy and another diabetes medicine, Mounjaro, have been changed to note this potential issue. Now, Ozempic’s label reflects the same.


About Ozempic

What is the Ozempic Lawsuit About?

The Ozempic lawsuit is a legal recourse available to individuals who have suffered harm or injury as a result of taking the medication. However, it’s important to understand that not all adverse effects from Ozempic qualify for a lawsuit.

To successfully file an Ozempic gallbladder lawsuit, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • You used Ozempic before March 2022
  • You were later diagnosed with related gallbladder issues
  • You received medical treatment for the complications

Since Ozempic is not officially approved for weight loss, cases involving injuries resulting from such uses may have a lesser chance of success. However, the presence of certain circumstances can provide legal grounds for a lawsuit. These include:

  • Insufficient warnings were provided by the manufacturer regarding the risks associated with Ozempic usage.
  • The defective manufacturing or labeling of Ozempic directly led to your injury.
  • The manufacturer made explicit or implicit guarantees about the safety or efficacy of Ozempic that it failed to fulfill.

To assess the viability of your case, it is essential to consult with a skilled mass tort attorney who can evaluate the intricacies of your situation.

Contact us today at 1-866-CALL-RSD to start the claims process.

What Can You Receive From Ozempic Lawsuits?

By filing an Ozempic lawsuit, you may be entitled to various forms of compensation. These can include medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, emotional distress, and other damages resulting from the injuries caused by Ozempic. Each case is unique, and our experienced attorneys will assess the specifics of your situation to help determine the full extent of your potential compensation.

How Can I File an Ozempic Lawsuit?

Filing an Ozempic lawsuit may seem like a daunting process, but Rueb Stoller Daniel is here to guide you every step of the way. Our dedicated team of legal professionals has extensive experience handling pharmaceutical injury cases and will ensure that your rights are protected.

To get started, simply reach out to us for a free consultation, and we will evaluate your case, answer your questions, and provide you with the support you need.

We will diligently gather compelling evidence, including your medical records and testimony, to construct a robust and persuasive case.

We will also ensure that your Ozempic lawsuit within the applicable statutes of limitations or state deadlines.

Throughout the legal process, we will engage in skillful negotiations with the defendant(s) to secure a favorable Ozempic settlement that adequately compensates you for the damages you have suffered.

In the event that a settlement cannot be reached, rest assured that our dedicated attorneys will be prepared to present your case in a court trial.

Man injecting oempic in his stomach, he may can file for an Ozempic lawsuit

What is Ozempic?

Ozempic, also known by its generic name semaglutide, is an injectable prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, which work by stimulating insulin production and lowering blood sugar levels.

Despite being officially approved solely for the treatment of diabetes, Ozempic has gained significant attention and popularity due to its ability to aid in weight loss.

How It Works

Ozempic works by stimulating the release of insulin, a hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar levels. By activating GLP-1 receptors, it assists the body in managing glucose and curbing appetite. However, despite its intended benefits, Ozempic has been associated with a range of potential side effects.

Side Effects of Ozempic

While Ozempic has shown efficacy in managing blood sugar levels, it is important to be aware of potential side effects. Commonly reported side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. However, more severe complications have recently been observed, particularly regarding the gallbladder and pancreas, with pancreatic cancer even being linked.

What Happens After You Stop Using It?

Discontinuing the use of Ozempic does not guarantee that its side effects will dissipate entirely. In fact, many individuals who have stopped using Ozempic have reported persistent gallbladder issues and other related injuries. This concerning trend has raised significant questions about the safety and long-term effects of this medication.

Ozempic Linked to Gallbladder Problems

Recent research published in JAMA Internal Medicine revealed a concerning connection between Ozempic and gallbladder problems. FDA data showed that Ozempic users for type 2 diabetes treatment had higher rates of gallbladder conditions, including acute gallbladder disease(cholecystitis) and gallstones (cholelithiasis).

Gallstones, the prevalent form of gallbladder disease, are solid deposits resembling pebbles that develop within the gallbladder.

Acute gallbladder disease, on the other hand, is a serious condition that is characterized by the sudden inflammation of the gallbladder, often caused by the obstruction of the gallbladder’s outlet tube due to the presence of gallstones. It requires hospital treatment to prevent further complications, often necessitating surgical removal of the gallbladder.

The researchers observed that the risk of gallbladder problems from Ozempic was higher when the drug was administered at higher doses, for longer durations, or for the purpose of weight loss.

The findings align with the conclusions drawn from two prior meta-analysis studies on the association between drugs similar to Ozempic and gallbladder problems.

Ozempic linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Recent findings highlight concerns regarding the usage of Ozempic. There’s growing apprehension about its potential connection to pancreatitis and, more alarmingly, its possible link to pancreatic cancer. If you, or someone close to you, have faced health setbacks due to Ozempic, it’s crucial to be apprised of the unfolding scenario and consider potential legal avenues if necessary.

Given this backdrop, if there’s a suspicion that one’s health has been compromised due to Ozempic, it’s paramount to be proactive. Soliciting guidance from seasoned legal professionals can be a prudent step. As the discourse around Ozempic’s safety amplifies, the onus is on patients to stay informed and act in their best interest.

Ozempic and Intestinal Injuries

Recent evidence highlights the potential risks associated with injectable medications containing semaglutide (brands: Ozempic) and their link to intestinal injuries. When these intestinal injuries require hospitalization and/or lead to death, you may be able to obtain compensation.

One of the mechanisms these drugs employ is the slowing of the digestive process within the stomach. In exceptional circumstances, this delayed digestion can escalate to a condition known as “gastroparesis” or stomach paralysis.

A pertinent case emerged on August 2, when a lawsuit was initiated by Jaclyn Bjorklund, a 44-year-old resident of Louisiana. Bjorklund, having shed 150 pounds under the guidance of her physician using these medications, alleges that she endured grave injuries as a result, notably stomach paralysis.

The severity of these injuries, her legal representatives emphasize, could have lifelong implications. The focal point of her litigation targets the pharmaceutical giants Novo Nordisk (responsible for Ozempic), condemning their lack of adequate warnings concerning the possibility of serious gastrointestinal repercussions.

Understanding Gastroparesis

The phenomenon of stomach paralysis can be triggered by a myriad of reasons, yet it is a recognized adverse effect of GLP-1 drugs, including but not limited to Ozempic.

Extended delays in food passage from the stomach, a manifestation of gastroparesis, can result in the formation of solid aggregates termed bezoars, as elucidated by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The subsequent complications can encompass intestinal obstructions, among other challenges.

The broader spectrum of symptoms associated with stomach paralysis also embraces more frequent manifestations like nausea and vomiting. Dr. Shilpa Mehra Dang, an esteemed gastroenterologist stationed at the Medical Offices of Manhattan, underscores the paramount importance of vigilance, urging both medical professionals and patients to be acutely cognizant of these potential ramifications.

Get In Touch With An Experienced Mass Tort Lawyer!

If you or a loved one have experienced harm or injury from the use of Ozempic, you don’t have to face the consequences alone. At Rueb Stoller Daniel Law Firm, we are here to stand by your side and fight for your rights. Our dedicated team of attorneys has the knowledge, experience, and determination to pursue justice on your behalf.

Contact Rueb Stoller Daniel Law Firm today at 1-866-CALL-RSD to schedule your free consultation and initiate your Ozempic lawsuit.